Podetia 1-5 cm tall, grey to brownish-green, smooth and ± faintly pale areolate-corticate in lower half, grey-green to grey-white and densely farinose-sorediate in the upper half, the apices pointed, unbranched, rarely with narrow scyphi; a few squamules occasionally present towards the base. Basal squamules rather small, ± rounded, scarcely indented. Anamorph: no information available. Teleomorph: ascomata apothecia, brown, very rare, at apices of podetia. Chemistry: thallus C–, K–, KC–, Pd+ red, UV– (fumarprotocetraric acid).